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McKenzie Centre Sponsorship Opportunities

McKenzie Centre sincerely thanks all the funders and sponsors who generously help us in many different ways. We wouldn’t be able to offer our services and resources to children and families without your help. By supporting McKenzie Centre, you will make a genuine difference for pre-school children with a disability, and their whānau. We will work to build a mutually beneficial partnership with you.  Our relationship will be enhanced through the alignment of compatible brand values and an...

September 21, 2022

Strategy direction for general manager

You could call Johnathan Tan a general dogsbody and he would not care; he is always up for a challenge. Creating strategy, managing risk and helping businesses grow is what is more important for him. “It’s never about a title,” says Johnathan, the oldest of three children born in Auckland to Cambodian refugees. He wants to make the same difference in people’s lives that New Zealand offered him. For the record, Johnathan, 35, is Enrich Group Management Services’ general manager. It is a...

August 9, 2022

Excelling at numbers

Enrich Group Management Services finance manager Tanya Geldenhuys with Active+ accounts officer Jenny Towers....

July 28, 2022

Human resources advice with heart

Janet Steffert has more than 25 years’ experience in the employment field and is constantly upskilling, so she can offer her not for profit clients the best human resources’ advice. In more recent years, the Enrich Group Management Services Human Resources executive lead has been able to work alongside other like-minded providers to provide the sort of service that usually comes with a huge cost. “We know what it’s like in the not for profit sector, particularly those working in the disa...

June 10, 2022

Cadets graduate with class

Enrich Group’s special relationship with the Hamilton City Cadet Unit was to the fore again recently with chief executive Karen Scott a special guest at the unit’s pass out graduation.Read more...

May 28, 2022

Looking ahead to disability reform

New Zealand’s disability sector is about to be overhauled and Enrich Group chief executive Karen Scott says she is cautiously optimistic for the change.Read more...

May 12, 2022

A career like no other

Karen Scott is the chief executive of Enrich Group, one of the region’s largest disability providers.A colourful career that includes netball, police, policy making, and support work has led her to become the sector leader that she is.Read more...

May 12, 2022

Quiz nights a family affair

Leanne Moyes at the 2018 Quiz Night....

April 5, 2022

Rotorua physiotherapist achieves childhood dream

Lisa Cliffe can pinpoint the exact year she became interested in becoming a physiotherapist. Ironically, it took her 10 years to act on that dream but that is another story, the Rotorua-based Active+ physiotherapist recalls. Lisa and husband Nigel recently moved from Auckland and bought a house in Glenholme. “Rotorua has always been my favourite place to go on holiday and now I live here.” Auckland born and bred Lisa was a student at Manurewa High School and did karate when she first came in...

February 28, 2022

Children to benefit from new investment fund

Stephanie Wacker, an early intervention teacher at McKenzie Centre, works with a child. Children with disabilities will be the ultimate benefactors of a new philanthropic investment fund established with a Waikato community foundation. McKenzie Centre in Hamilton, part of Enrich Group in Waipā, supports children who have disabilities and their families to have full and fulfilling lives in communities that value them. Established in 1982 with donations from the McKenzie Education Foundation and...

January 26, 2022

Family Peer Connectors

McKenzie Centre has developed and delivered a Family Peer Connector model as part of the Child Development Service Improvement Programme. McKenzie Centre delivers child development services in the Waikato region. Read more ...

December 17, 2021

Support needed for successful autism groups

A Waikato-Bay of Plenty organisation running groups catering for autistic people aged five to 25 is seeking help and assistance so it can support the groups effectively. View the full article HERE...

November 19, 2021

Disability Trust supports reforms

A Waipā-based charitable trust that works alongside disabled people so they can develop their skills and abilities has welcomed sweeping changes in the disability sector.The government last week announced it would move disability funding from the Ministries of Health and Social Development into a new Ministry for Disabled People.Enrich Group chief executive Karen Scott said the changes would finally give disabled people, nearly a quarter of New Zealand’s population, hope they would be treated...

November 2, 2021

New Ministry for Disabled People gives hope for better, fairer services

The Government's announcement that it will move disability funding from the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Social Development into a new Ministry for Disabled People raises hopes that disabled people will finally have a government agency that treats them as a priority, rather than an afterthought, says New Zealand Disability Support Network CEO Peter Reynolds."Treating disability as a health problem hasn't worked. Within the health system, disability has always been low on the...

October 29, 2021

Fresh Look for McKenzie Centre

McKenzie Centre has taken on a new ‘look’ as part of our exciting 2020 rebrand. Over the years, we have had a few different looks, and we have loved them all.But recently, we have joined forces with the Enrich Group, and our new style aligns visually, and has consistent imagery, with the group’s brand as a whole.View the full article here...

July 1, 2021

Award for Excellence

Enrich+ has been named runner up in the New Zealand Defence Force’s Cadet Force employer of the year.View the full article HERE...

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